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'Baby Borrowers' Need a Reality Check

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'Baby Borrowers' Need a Reality Check

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'Baby Borrowers' Need a Reality Check

'Baby Borrowers' Need a Reality Check

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In NBC's new reality series, The Baby Borrowers, teenagers are given actual babies to take care of as part of a crash course on parenting. TV critic and new first-time dad Andrew Wallenstein says the show is saturated with fantasy.

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